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Posts Tagged ‘medical devices’

Survey: Despite Progress, FDA Scientists Feel Political and Industry Pressure

UCS released a survey of 997 FDA scientists this morning which found that while FDA leaders are working hard to boost scientific integrity at the agency, persistent interference by special interests continues to hinder scientists’ work.  The FDA responded quickly and reasonably, stressing its successes while acknowledging that improvements can and should be made. National Public Radio science reporter Nell Greenfieldboyce was first out of the gate with a quick summary of the findings and FDA’s response. Read More

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Webcast Tomorrow: The FDA, Prescription Drugs, Medical Devices, and Science

It’s mind-boggling to me that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration oversees items accounting for 25 cents of every consumer dollar spent. That’s a lot of stuff. Read More

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